Author(s): Geoff Moon; Lynnette Moon
A comprehensive guide to birds that includes species accounts which have been updated according to the 4th edition of the Ornithological Society's official Checklist of the Birds of New Zealand. It features photographs of the most commonly seen birds along with detailed information on distribution, habitat, behaviour and breeding.
Geoff Moon, OBE, Hon. FPSNZ (1915-2009) was an outstanding natural history photographer and author best known for his many major works on birds, including New Zealand: Land of Birds and most recently New Zealand Forest Birds and their World, both published by New Holland. His wife Lynnette Moon, worked very closely with him on his many books and authored Know your New Zealand Birds (New Holland). She has overseen this new edition with additional input from natural heritage scientist, Tim Lovegrove.